Jaden Smith may only be sixteen years old, but he has a pretty evolved take on gender norms. Or perhaps it’s indicative of his youth, as the next generation takes the push for equality to the next level.
Whatever the case may be, we’ve got to hand it to him for sparking a new conversation about gender by posting several pictures of himself wearing dresses.
In one photo uploaded to Instagram (right), Jaden, son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith wrote, “Went to TopShop to Buy Some Girl Clothes, I Mean ‘Clothes,’” followed by a Tweet two days later which said, “That Moment When Your Wearing a Dress With No Pants and You Swerve Way Too Hard.”
GQ posted another shot of Smith blurring gender lines:
— GQ Magazine (@GQMagazine) April 10, 2015
And many are applauding the fashion-forward teen for challenging the hypocrisy of the style industry: